TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO – Gert Sibande District @ Sasol Club Embalenhle Secunda
Aug 26 – Aug 30 all-day

A series of Science and Technology activities (exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations etc.) from different SET institutions.

Mapaana Career Talk and Role Modelling @ Mapaana Primary School
Aug 30 all-day

Giving learners, unployed youth and the general public an opportunity to talk face to face with professionals, academics, entrepreneurs and investors while learning about different institutions and their opportunities.

ScopeX @ Military History Museum
Sep 14 all-day

ScopeX is a Telescope and Astronomy Expo hosted annually since 2002 by amateur astronomers and members of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa.
The event is held at the Military History Museum in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.
The website gives detail on past events.

ScopeX is a public outreach initiative designed to promote interest and spread enthusiasm and knowledge in astronomy, telescope making, astrophotography and related disciplines within Southern Africa.

The format includes:
• exhibition by amateurs of their home-made telescopes and related equipment, sundials
• demonstrations of how to make your own telescope mirror
• commercial astronomical telescopes, and related equipment
• talks by invited speakers
• science demonstrations and workshops
• astro-photography competition
• star party in the evening when visitors can do sky gazing through telescopes

Astronomy and space science expo @ Mogwase Sports and Recreation center
Sep 16 – Sep 20 all-day

The event aims to support learners from grade 4 until grade 9 on their term 4 topic: Planet Earth and beyond.

We will show audio visuals on the space. Topics will include the planets in our solar system, the birth and death of the star and exploring different planets.

Mphotho Community Development Centre is collaborating with various organizations including but not limited to SAASTA and SANSA.

Science Kits Hand-over and Career Expo @ Khulani Special School
Oct 18 all-day

The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is hosting a Science Kits Hand-over to rural schools in uMkhanyakude Education District. This event is scheduled for 18th October 2019 near Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal and will run in parallel with a Career Exhibition facilitated in collaboration with the Education District and South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA).

Invitation can be downloaded here.


21st SAASTEC Conference @ Inkcubeko Youth and Science Centre
Nov 11 – Nov 14 all-day

The 21st Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC) Conference will be held at Inkcubeko Youth and Science Centre in George from the 11th to the 14th of November 2019.The conference is open to science and technology centres, museums, regional and national government officials, private sector, academics and students from Higher Education Institutions, principals, teachers, interested stakeholders and members of the community. The conference theme is ‘Inclusiveness in Science and Technology Centres’ with subthemes: Celebrating International Year of Periodic Table and IUPAC 100th anniversary; Advancing Technology through science centres (Next digital revolution-4IR); and Breaking barriers to positive actions against climate change.

Youth Engagement Forum and Expo @ Narysec Facility Hall
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Youth Engagement Forum and Expo in Thaba Nchu,Free State Province.Addressing the high youth unemployment rate,poverty and deepening inequality in our country.Youth-targeted interventions are needed to enable young South Africans to actively participate and engage in the economy.

Invitation can be downloaded here

Deputy Minister’s SET Career Expo and Imbizo @ Regorogile Community Hall Muse Ave, Regorogile,
Nov 23 all-day

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Mr Buti Manamela will be hosting an imbizo and a science, engineering and technology career expo.
Exhibitors will include the following organisations:

SA Agency for Science & Technology Advancement
SA National Space Agency
SA Young Nuclear Professional Society
Agricultural Research Centre
National Zoological Garden
ANGLO American Science Centre
Penreach Science Centre
Vuwani Science Centre
Bostec Science Centre
SciBono Discovery Centre
North West University Science Centre


Invitation can be downloaded  here

Balobedu Career Talk and Role Modelling
Dec 13 @ 6:06 am – 7:06 am

African Hands for Youth NPO will be hosting its 7th Annual Career Exhibition. Over the 2 days of the event, we expect over 15 High Schools to be in attenandance and approximately 1000 learners.

Relela Primary School – Relela Village (Bolodebu South – Tzaneen) – 14 May 2020

Motsipa Secondary School – GaModjadji(Tzaneen) – 15 May 2020



Invitation can be downloaded here


Space Science and Technology Awareness and Outreach Campaign in the Greater Taung Local Municipality @ Taung community hall
Feb 17 – Feb 21 all-day

The purpose of the Space Science and Technology (SST) awareness and outreachCampaign to be held in Taung, North West from 17 to 21 February 2020 is to expose Grade 9 – 12 learners to careers in the SST field.

The theme for the campaign in Taung is “Space Science and Technology in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (SST in the 4IR).”

Invitation can be downloaded here.